The following organizations are affiliates of the Wenatchee Valley Museum and Cultural Center. They are community partner organizations who contribute to the Museum’s mission to gather, engage, and educate people to celebrate and preserve the history, arts, sciences, and rich diversity of our region. The Museum acts as a fiscal sponsor and provides oversight and administrative support of their activities. The groups are responsible for the coordination and fundraising for each of their projects and the museum supports their efforts.
- Bilingual Wenatchee History Book
Developing a 300-page book about the History of Wenatchee. This book will be bilingual with English to Spanish translations and include about 40 historical black and white photos. The tentative release date is Spring of 2021.
- Dangerous Women
A diverse collective of female artists based in the Wenatchee Valley. They bring the forgotten or repressed histories of important women and feminine archetypes to life on stage. Support Dangerous Women with a tax-deductible donation.
- Fiestas Mexicanas Second Weekend of September in Lincoln Park
Dedicated to preserving and promoting area Latino heritage and culture through celebrations based upon Latino traditions.
- Julian Patrick Vocal Camp
This camp offers young singers a chance to be coached and mentored by highly trained members of the creative and academic community. These mentors teach voice, movement and acting techniques. Many of their former students are now majoring in music at reputable colleges throughout the U.S.
- Mariachi Northwest Festival
Student workshops and performances that celebrate music and education, with student recognition and enrichment with activities utilizing professional musicians and emphasizing Mexican heritage.
- Photography Association of Wenatchee
An organization of people with a common interest in photography, dedicated to educating all of those who want to benefit from learning, teaching, sharing, participating, and showing photography on a regular basis to those living primarily in Chelan and Douglas Counties.
- The Wildfire Project
The Truth About Wildfire is a traveling multi-media presentation given by Dr. Paul Hessburg and accompanied by five to six 3-5 minute video vignettes exploring the issues surrounding wildfires, including prevention of destruction due to wildfire and resiliency of communities and landscapes that have experienced destructive wildfire.
- Wenatchee Arts Education Consortium
Dedicated to fostering arts education in schools and in the community.
- Wenatchee Jazz Workshop
Promoting the art of jazz by bringing professional musicians to work with local school jazz band students.
- Wenatchee Riverfront Railway and Navigation Association Miniature Train
Maintains and operates a train track layout in Wenatchee’s Riverfront Park, offering rides on selected weekend days in spring, summer and fall.
As a cultural center, WVMCC works closely with tourism, economic development, science and arts organizations including: